The Language of Cocktails

Ryan Cheti | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

I've always been a huge advocate of the humble Martini. Such a simple cocktail, yet few others possess its prowess in pulling off the sort of focus that it provides. To me, the Martini is a perfect restorative; it picks you up after a hard day, offers a gentle rejuvenation, and narrows your thoughts in the most perfect way.

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 63 - A Martini and Masterpiece

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK
Thomas Woodham Smith

Allegedly the original Martini was made from Plymouth gin, and the cocktail is basically a way of drinking ice cold neat gin with a dash of something to soften the intensity. But that celebratory post-prohibition alcohol-fest belies the sophistication of a well-mixed Martini.

American Smooth

Ben Falk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

It's been about twenty years since I last found myself inside notorious theatrical hangout Joe Allen and it's a compliment to say that it's barely changed.

How Martini Threw a Party That Made Britney's Work Bitch a Reality

Nik Thakkar | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

This weekend marks the 150th anniversary of Martini - essentially the world's favorite vermouth. The brand's Italian style and passion was brought to ...

Even James Bond is Changing his Preferred Poison

Alistair Niederer | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Alistair Niederer

Bond is famous for only ever drinking Martini - shaken not stirred - and yet in this film he only drinks beer. And not just any beer - Bond only drinks Heineken, because they sponsored the production of the movie.

The Perfect 10: David Gandy

MyDaily | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Style

This week MyDaily headed to Rome, where we had the onerous task of spending the day with Mr David Gandy. David was in the Italian capital to launch...